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Captans Garage (Captain's?)596 viewsThe sign says Tower Road, but where?1 commentsPrefect09/22/18 at 18:17admin: A secret source refers to it being the corner buil...
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Dockyard College, Clock & Senglea Gate701 viewsNear Sheer Bastion.2 commentsPrefect01/12/18 at 21:40Martin Powell: The five buildings on the waterfront under large s...
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Wartime Valleta981 views6 commentsPrefect10/26/16 at 00:27admin: For stories from the BBC People's War see THI...
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Dockyard College, Clock & Senglea Gate701 viewsNear Sheer Bastion.2 commentsPrefect06/01/15 at 17:10phillrose: With my fathers office in the right hand corner.
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Customs House Steps541 views2 commentsPrefect04/24/15 at 17:45Prefect: No, except that its probably late 1930s and you ca...
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Customs House Steps541 views2 commentsPrefect04/24/15 at 17:07Nick Woodley: Do we know what year and what the ships names are?
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HMS Royal Sovereign404 views1 commentsPrefect02/26/15 at 07:28robinwilliams: My Father served on the Royal Sovereign in 1932 wh...
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HMS Eagle459 views On 11 August 1942 whilst still in the Malta bound convoy (Pedestal) she was hit by 4 torpedoes from the German Uboat U-73 and sank in position 38'05' N: 3'02' E.1 commentsPrefect02/09/15 at 16:37jezz: My fathers ship, he was a "sparks" on Ea...
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Tigne Barracks - Football457 viewsPostcard6 commentsPrefect01/16/15 at 16:45Bernard Derrick: Probably not the same year, but my first ever comp...
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Simonds - Farsons but not yet Cisk343 viewsFrom 1929 following the merger with L. Farrugia & Sons (alias 'Farsons') until 1948 when further merged with the Malta Export Brewery which was owned by a bank founded by Giuseppe"Iċ-Ċisk" Scicluna.2 commentsPrefect01/07/15 at 07:00Prefect: It means "The cheque". Scicluna was nota...
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Simonds - Farsons but not yet Cisk343 viewsFrom 1929 following the merger with L. Farrugia & Sons (alias 'Farsons') until 1948 when further merged with the Malta Export Brewery which was owned by a bank founded by Giuseppe"Iċ-Ċisk" Scicluna.2 commentsPrefect01/06/15 at 21:33Martin Powell: Does ic-Cisk mean anything in English or is it jus...
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Barracca Garrison Chapel & School408 viewsBuilt by RE 1856. Later St George Garrison Church. Now the Stock Exchange.

The crypt later used for the Pit.
4 commentsPrefect12/28/14 at 17:10Prefect: It was long after my time but I recall reading abo...
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Barracca Garrison Chapel & School408 viewsBuilt by RE 1856. Later St George Garrison Church. Now the Stock Exchange.

The crypt later used for the Pit.
4 commentsPrefect12/28/14 at 17:04Ivan: Health & Safety hadn’t been invented then, but I d...
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Barracca Garrison Chapel & School408 viewsBuilt by RE 1856. Later St George Garrison Church. Now the Stock Exchange.

The crypt later used for the Pit.
4 commentsPrefect12/28/14 at 15:01Prefect: Until closed down as a fire risk and perhaps for b...
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Barracca Garrison Chapel & School408 viewsBuilt by RE 1856. Later St George Garrison Church. Now the Stock Exchange.

The crypt later used for the Pit.
4 commentsPrefect12/28/14 at 13:21Ivan: Even more important than the august pedigree noted...
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Tigne Barracks - Football457 viewsPostcard6 commentsPrefect12/27/14 at 06:35Prefect: Funny you should mention that. I've had 2nd t...
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Tigne Barracks - Football457 viewsPostcard6 commentsPrefect12/27/14 at 01:09Martin Powell: Five minutes or twenty? We should have airbrushed ...
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Tigne Barracks - Football457 viewsPostcard6 commentsPrefect12/26/14 at 06:54Prefect: No but this is the right place for an argument. ;-...
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Tigne Barracks - Football457 viewsPostcard6 commentsPrefect12/22/14 at 16:48Nick Woodley: Right of picture. Is that a Ministry of silly walk...
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Tigne Barracks - Football457 viewsPostcard6 commentsPrefect12/21/14 at 18:40Martin Powell: Judging by the long shorts pre-war vintage? From t...
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Tigne Barracks - Guardroom371 viewsPostcard.
The clock tower (but not the clock) has survived the redevelopment - here.
1 commentsPrefect12/21/14 at 18:38Martin Powell: 1920s-1930s from the puttees? Probably same vintag...
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HMS Resolution 1933361 views1 commentsPrefect07/28/14 at 14:26Joseph J. Meli: Officer Mr Patterson, William Robert known also as...
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Crane Lighter No.4 c1932433 viewsFrom Fr Michael & Ms Frankey Cole.2 commentsPrefect11/22/13 at 02:15Prefect: No, this one, which replaced the Macina in 1927, w...
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Crane Lighter No.4 c1932433 viewsFrom Fr Michael & Ms Frankey Cole.2 commentsPrefect11/22/13 at 02:11pullu: So this must be the one known as CLIVE ! (short f...
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Tigne Barracks1020 viewsThe Royal Garrison Artillery prepares to leave for Ghajn Tuffieha Camp.
Courtesy of Malta and British Army Infantry Regiments by Bonnici and Cassar. HERE
6 commentsPrefect10/08/13 at 16:40David Robinson: In my time (63-66) this was Tigne School and the c...
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Porte des Bombes - Floriana427 views(Showing the Bombes on pillars either side.)2 commentsPrefect08/15/13 at 06:58Prefect: Probably about 1929 as the adjoining walls were de...
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St. Paul's Bay448 views(Ta’ Tabibu farmhouse, originally the Dejma watch tower.) 1 commentsPrefect08/13/13 at 04:05pullu: This is now considered to be the oldest surviving ...
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St. Andrew's Barracks - St Andrew. (NOT)429 viewsActually St Oswald's Chapel & Mtarfa Barracks viewed from the Hospital.2 commentsPrefect08/12/13 at 13:33Prefect: Don't blame me, I only copied the captions! ...
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Porte des Bombes - Floriana427 views(Showing the Bombes on pillars either side.)2 commentsPrefect08/12/13 at 08:54pullu: Photo taken when the tram was still in use. Note...
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St. Andrew's Barracks - St Andrew. (NOT)429 viewsActually St Oswald's Chapel & Mtarfa Barracks viewed from the Hospital.2 commentsPrefect08/12/13 at 08:48pullu: This is NOT St.Andrew's Barracks, but Mtarfa...
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Somerset Wharf 1905502 views4 commentsPrefect07/19/13 at 08:30Prefect: On the right looks like the base of the 160 Ton Cr...
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Somerset Wharf 1905502 views4 commentsPrefect07/19/13 at 08:17phillrose: Don't remember going over Floriana side, huh!...
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